Clutch/TransmissionThe close-ratio six-speed transmission is unchanged from '07, as is the back-torquelimiting slipper clutch. The effectiveness of the slipper clutch is even more pronounced in '08, however, thanks to a new anti-engine-braking ECU circuit. This system keeps the throttle butterflies cracked open slightly during high-rpm deceleration, further reducing engine braking for improved chassis stability during aggressive corner entries. HOTBOX Yamaha Motor Corp. USA 6555 Katella Ave. Cypress CA 90630 « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | View Full Article By Aaron Frank Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!